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Chair Pose

Utkatasana

Benefits

Strengthens legs, stretches shoulders and chest, reduces flat feet.

Step 1

Begin in Mountain Pose.

Step 2

Bend your knees as you lift your arms towards the ceiling. Make sure your palms are facing each other!

Step 3

Hold this pose for a couple of breaths.

Step 4

Slowly return to Mountain Pose, by straightening your legs and lowering your arms.

Tip

To encourage breathing in this pose, pretend you are in a thunderstorm and make a crashing sound as you turn your body into a lightening bolt.

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